Rainbow crosswalk now on Lakeshore at the foot of Burlington Street

Rainbow xwalk

By Staff June 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington announced its first rainbow crosswalk with Mayor Marianne Meed Ward, City Councillors and […]

Ontario's driver testing services provider, DriveTest, will begin to gradually offer limited driver testing services in a staggered, phased approach across the province

drivers license

By Staff June 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On Monday, June 22, 2020, Ontario’s driver testing services provider, DriveTest, will begin to gradually offer limited […]

Life gets a little more pleasant and bearable - the suds will flow on Friday. City is still at Level 3 of the Emergency rules.

Brant street getting ready

By Pepper Parr June 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city will begin to open up later this week – people will be getting out […]

One Burlington supports Black Lives Matter

One Burlington logo

By Staff June 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   One Burlington, the multi-cultural organization that holds a not to be missed event in the summer (it […]

Soar by Hooman Mehdizadehjafari selected for the City View Park public art commission

Soar - art work city view park

By Staff June 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mehdizadehjafari’s artwork, Soar will be installed in front of the new pavilion being constructed at City View […]

Gateway Casinos Slowed Down by the Pandemic

Gateway Sudbury PAID

By George Keburia June 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The coronavirus pandemic reached Canada quite some time ago, resulting in thousands of deaths. Despite the timely […]

There will be a Parks and Recreation program - rules are not yet known.

Nelson swimming pool

By Pepper Parr June 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There will be something in the way of a summer program if and when the province […]

Kelley's Bake Shop to be the focus of a BLM protest on Saturday

protest poster

By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This was just not Kelly Childs week and it doesn’t look as if it is going […]

Is the rainbow going to be on Burlington Street - looks as if they are trying to sneak it in at night.

Rainbow flag

By Staff June 12, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Lakeshore Road at Burlington Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction (half the road […]

Making more space for walkers and cyclists on city streets not setting any speed records as it works its way through the bureaucracy

Will Burlington see special lanes opened up for cyclists and walkers?

By Pepper Parr June 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a good idea at the time – but by the time the city gets […]

Public art to get some funding - at a time when money might get a little tight

Councillor Sharma n speaking to Angela Paparazzo

By Pepper Parr June 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Despite some tough financial days ahead the public art program is continuing its annual Local Artist […]

Fences will come down on the Beachway - beach will be open to the public.

By Staff June 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Those fences along the Beachway didn’t last all that long – they certainly raised the hackles on […]

Local artists given an opportunity to show their work nationally,

raw graphic

By Staff June 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Date moved to June 20th There is an organization that wants to register 10,000 Canadian artists for an […]

Does wearing a mask protect you? No but it does protect others who in turn can protect you if they wear a mask.Hand washing is the best protection.


By Pepper Parr May 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON There is a crusty old salt in the east end of the city who from time to […]

Farmer's Market to open on Wednesday June 10th.

Farmers Market Lions

By Staff May 31st, 202- BURLINGTON, ON   The Farmer’s Market Opens on June 10 The Burlington Centre, (you used to know it as the […]

How Do Canadian and American Gambling Laws Differ?

gambling illustration Nash

By Claire Nash May 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON. ON   The gambling scene has certainly come a long way over the last few decades. With […]

When public refuses to follow the rules on use of the beach city puts up metal screens.

MMW hair disheveled May 2020

By Staff May 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It started on the 25th when the weather was great – that Beach was either just too […]

Emma's will re-open - Craig will not be behind the bar.

Emmas and the cooker - Street view

By Pepper Parr May 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Emma’s Back Porch and the Water Street Cooker will re-open but Craig Kowalchuk will not be behind […]

Using the parks, playing in the parks, sports in the parks and private swimming pools - just what does five people mean?

social circles May 2020

By Pepper Parr May 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s elected Council meets in different ways. Sometimes in Workshop mode where the procedural rules are […]

Conservation Halton park reservation system reported to have work as expected

CH Kelso Summit

By Pepper Parr May 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Last weekend, Conservation Halton opened their gates to five of their seven parks—Crawford Lake, Hilton Falls, […]